This is a reminder that the UNH Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity (RCR) Committee is holding training in the ethical and responsible conduct of research on February 6, 2015. This training meets the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) RCR training requirement, and is open to any member of the UNH community. While it...
In November 2014, the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science published the Danish Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. According to the Code, it “provides the research community with a framework to promote commonly agreed principles and standards. The Code of Conduct aims to support a common understanding and common culture of research integrity in Denmark.”
The Code identifies...
The UNH Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research (IRB) has set its Spring 2015 semester meeting schedule, available at http://www.unh.edu/research/irb-meeting-schedule.
Please contact Julie Simpson (603/862-2003) in Research Integrity Services with any questions.
In its September 2014 Semiannual Report to Congress, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Inspector General (OIG) reports on a series of misconduct investigations, involving data falsification and fabrication, and plagiarism (starting on page 25). The report details plagiarism in NSF proposals from Maine to Florida to California.
Of interest is a case wherein a professor at a Florida...
The 2015 edition of the International Compilation of Human Research Standards is available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP).
According to OHRP, this resource "features listings of over 1,000 laws, regulations, and guidelines on human subject protections in 113 countries, as well as standards issued by a number of international...